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Live In Series: Raga Meets Samba

  Date: Sunday, 9th September 2018 Time : 7:30 pm Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all Limited Seats. Seating on basis of first come, first serve    On Pandit Ranajit Sengupta: Pandit RANAJIT SENGUPTA is one of the best Sarode players & music composers from India having performed around the world for the ... Read More »

Kakoli Sengupta in Concert

  Date: 31st August 2018 Time: 6:30 pm Venue: ICCR Free and open to all  About the Artist: Born in Naihati, not too far from Calcutta in India, Kakoli has bathed in music since her early childhood. Encouraged by her mother, her inherent talent was nurtured from the age of five by the very renowned guru, Sri Gopal Biswasji. Thus ... Read More »

Cine Club | A Voix Haute : La Force de la Parole

Date: Thursday 30th August 2018 Time : 6:00 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all This screening will also include a discussion conducted by Marie Halna, Sciences Po, Paris  Synopsis Chaque année à l’Université de Saint-Denis se déroule le concours “Eloquentia”, qui vise à élire « le meilleur orateur du 93 ». Des ... Read More »

Une Soirée de Courts Métrages

  Date: Wednesday 29th August 2018 Time : 6:00 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all More information coming soon   A series of short films will be screened. This screening will be moderated by film director, Tinni Bhattacharya. About Tinni Bhattacharya: I have been exposed to Worldwide Advertising from a very tender age. ... Read More »

Digambarim: The Body Alone | Theater Adda : Park Street Sessions

  Theatre Adda : Park Street sessions presents Digambarim: The Body Alone – a katha’koli storytelling performance. Theatre Adda : Park Street sessions are monthly sessions of theatre & performances or performance related programs, which has been jointly hosted by Alliance française du Bengale & Culture Monks since 2014. Duration : 40 mins Language: English & Bengali Entry is free ... Read More »

R2T2 Classical Guitar Duo

  Bio of the R2T2 Guitar Duo In June 2011 Raphaël Bereau, and Tizoc Romero decided to join forces to give birth to the “R2T2” guitar duo. Having created a rich and various repertoire, they have been performing in several concerts through North America, Europe and Asia such as Montreal, Paris, Vienna, Barcelona, Gorizia, Calcutta, Goa… The R2T2 guitar duo ... Read More »

Yesterday | An exhibition of Photographs by Arijit Chakraborty

  Arijit Chakraborty’s photo series depicting joy, sorrow, circumstances and survival; is an exploration of space and time. While Calcutta’s cultural magnet has shifted to the southern part of the city, it’s economic magnet has moved to Salt Lake, Rajarhat and Newtown. The city in between is now often looked upon as a relic. Yet it is here that both ... Read More »

Cafe Philo | Rabindranath Tagore in context of Rural Development

  Cafe Philo August session will be on ‘Tagore in the context of rural development’. The lecture session will be conducted by Dr. Dipankar Roy and will be followed by an interactive session. Venue : Alliance francaise du Bengale, Park Mansions, Park Street Date : August 17, 2018 Time : 7 pm – 8:30 pm Synopsis Tagore has been fundamental to the ... Read More »

Soirée Littéraire Franco-Bengali | André Valter: The troubadour in search of eternal nectar

Date: Thursday 16th August 2018 Time : 6:30 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all   Readings in French and Bengali of poetry written by André Velter and translated and published by Kanchana Mukhopadhyay Chief Guest: Honorable Consul General of France in Kolkata, Mr. Damien Syed André Velter : The troubadour in search of eternal ... Read More »

Sampark Cinema Adda | Calcutta Sonata

SAMPARK Cine Adda at Alliance française du Bengale Sampark presents an evening of cinema and cine adda. Subha Das Mollick’s award-winning documentary CALCUTTA SONATA and then a discussion with the film maker. Calcutta Sonata tells the story of gradual assimilation of piano into the cultural fabric of the city. Through the piano the Indian was introduced to the ideas of chords and harmony as opposed to a ... Read More »